Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge, 23, is demanding £80,000 a week to move to Liverpool in January.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will make a £6million January bid for Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.
Paris Saint-Germain will rival Chelsea in a bid to make Pep Guardiola their new manager in the summer.
Manchester United have added to speculation Nani will be sold in January by leaving the 26-year-old Portuguese out of their 2013 club calendar.
Meanwhile, the Red Devils have been told to forget about signing Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski after reports in Germany had claimed a £12million deal and five-year contract had been agreed.
Manchester United are on the alert after Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder refused to accept a pay cut.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will go all out to sign Newcastle striker Demba Ba in January.
Jose Mourinho admits his days as Real Madrid manager are numbered, opening the door for a return to the Premier League.
Former Manchester United and Newcastle midfielder Nicky Butt wants to move into management with League Two side Fleetwood Town.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to sign Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, 29, next month and the Dutchman could be available for a cut-price £6million.
Sir Alex Ferguson has piled the pressure on Manchester City by insisting their title hopes could be damaged if they bomb out of Europe.
Defender David Luiz has added to Chelsea's air of crisis by claiming he regularly rows with team-mates.
Manchester United are prepared to wait until the end of the season before making a renewed bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowskiwho has been valued at £24.3million.
Rafael Benitez is banking on the return from injury of John Terry and Frank Lampard to buy him time to make the changes he believes are necessary at Chelsea.
Defiant and undaunted, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has rounded on his critics, launching a staunch defence of his approach and his record.
Arsene Wenger claimed it is "fashionable to be against Arsenal" at present as he railed against emotional and dramatic analysis of the club's season so far and sought to close ranks to inspire a fightback.
Rafael Benitez has been assured of his immediate future by Chelsea but has told the hierarchy he does not want Avram Grant at Stamford Bridge.
Roberto Mancini will play his shadow squad in the Europa League if Manchester City salvage the dubious consolation prize of third place in their Champions League group.